Melissa W. Wray of Daly & Black, arguing for the homeowner, said the intent of the law is to promote prompt payment of insurance claims by imposing liability for statutory interest, attorney fees and prejudgment interest on insurers who do not pay claims in accordance with the act's deadline. Credit: rawf8/Shutterstock.com Melissa W. Wray of Daly & Black, arguing for the homeowner, said the intent of the law is to promote prompt payment of insurance claims by imposing liability for statutory interest, attorney fees and prejudgment interest on insurers who do not pay claims in accordance with the act's deadline. Credit: rawf8/Shutterstock.com

The Texas Supreme Court justices responding to a federal appellate certified question appeared perplexed about the lack of guidance on how or if attorneys could get paid on property damage insurance claims.

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Adolfo Pesquera

Adolfo Pesquera, based in San Antonio, covering Texas courts. Contact at [email protected]. On Twitter: @Adolfo_PEZ